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Luise Rainer, Academy Award winner actress, dies at 104

Luise Rainer, Academy Award winner actress, dies at 104

Luise Rainer, whose roles ranged from the 1930s German stage to television’s “The Love Boat,” died Tuesday at her home in London from pneumonia, said… Read More ›

A Jewish Studies Professor Lays Behind Every Great Serial Podcast Host

A Jewish Studies Professor Lays Behind Every Great Serial Podcast Host

The “Serial” season finale ends with … a special thanks to a certain Jewish studies professor. No, this isn’t exactly a spoiler alert. Benjamin Schreier,… Read More ›

Sarah Silverman will star in an HBO pilot

Sarah Silverman will star in an HBO pilot

Sarah Silverman will star in an HBO pilot “as a pathologically honest woman having a modern mid-life crisis,” Variety reported. Silverman, who recently received the… Read More ›

Jeff Greenberg And The Last Real Recording Studio

Jeff Greenberg And The Last Real Recording Studio

In 1995  Jeff Greenberg was asked by a girl he met while booking and promoting The Greek Theatre if he could save the studio she… Read More ›

Hollywood is playing a major role in Auschwitz 70th anniversary

Hollywood is playing a major role in Auschwitz 70th anniversary

Hollywood is playing a role in commemorations of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. The USC Shoah Foundation announced Tuesday that Hollywood heavyweights… Read More ›

‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’ tops box office

‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’ tops box office

“Exodus: Gods and Kings” toppled “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1″ from its perch atop the box office, but its opening weekend results fell… Read More ›

An Oscar nominee struggles to get funding

An Oscar nominee struggles to get funding

Israeli filmmaker Guy Davidi is struggling to raise enough money to finish his new film. Davidi’s “5 Broken Cameras,” which he co-created with Emad Burnat,… Read More ›

Israeli drama “Gett” nominated for Golden Globe

Israeli drama “Gett” nominated for Golden Globe

An Israeli film has made the list of nominees contending for best foreign language film in the 72nd Golden Globe Awards. The Hollywood Foreign Press… Read More ›

Zach ‘Kid Yamaka’ Wohlman

Zach ‘Kid Yamaka’ Wohlman

The year is 2008. Zachary Wohlman is 18 years old and he is already in an adult residential drug and alcohol rehab program, Beit T’Shuvuh.… Read More ›

Jerusalem U: Engages, Educates, Empowers

Jerusalem U: Engages, Educates, Empowers

  Canadian born Israeli educator, writer‚ film producer‚ and Rabbi‚ Raphael Shore, is the founder of Jerusalem U. The Organization aims to address the prevalent… Read More ›

Israel’s top filmmakers have produced an anthology of short films

Israel’s top filmmakers have produced an anthology of short films

Love Letters to Cinema, an Israeli anthology of short films by the country’s top directors, had its premiere at the 30th Haifa International Film Festival,… Read More ›

Jews who escaped the Nazis to make movies in Hollywood

Jews who escaped the Nazis to make movies in Hollywood

Henry Koster had a long and successful career in Hollywood, directing a string of hits from the 1930s through the ‘60s. No doubt his best-known… Read More ›

Anti-Semite sends death threats to Paris Hilton

Anti-Semite sends death threats to Paris Hilton

The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating death threats sent to actress Paris Hilton and her father Rick Hilton. The man seemed to believe that… Read More ›

Israel’s King of Blues Rock

Israel’s King of Blues Rock

If it hadn’t been for Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, Lazer Lloyd thinks he would’ve been famous by now. On the other hand, he figures that by… Read More ›

Sacha Baron Cohen comes to Israel for his grandma’s funeral

Sacha Baron Cohen comes to Israel for his grandma’s funeral

Comic moviemaker Sacha Baron Cohen, best known for his characters Borat Sagdiyev and Admiral General Aladeen, was spotted in Israel over the weekend, where he… Read More ›

Elon Gold Too Jewish?

Elon Gold Too Jewish?

Elon Gold is a comedian that appeals to both Jews and Non -Jews He describes himself as “Hilarious,” “original,” “incredibly talented” and “extremely handsome” these… Read More ›